Hundreds of jobs are in danger of being lost as DHL Freight UK gets set to close its business after of a decade of losses. In a letter to staff seen by union GMB, DHL admitted that the part of the business had not been in a “profit making position since 2006”. It continued: “This has been due to a number of factors such as increased competition which has led to customer churn and not being able to fill our […]
The planned strike of Co-operative Food drivers protesting the transferral of 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart has been suspended.
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) Walkers Snacks Food contract are to strike over the operator’s failure to honour an existing industrial agreement.
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]